Introducing Our
Supplier Diversity Member Toolkit

E&I is dedicated to developing a world-class Supplier Diversity program that reflects the growing diversity commitments of our member institutions and the communities they serve. With that in mind, we are excited to introduce our Supplier Diversity Member Toolkit, designed to empower our members in building or enhancing their Supplier Diversity programs.

We understand the importance of diverse suppliers and have integrated supplier diversity into our core values and procurement processes. This comprehensive toolkit offers tailored services based on industry best practices, supporting members at all stages of their Supplier Diversity journey.

Explore the toolkit offerings:    

  • Digital Assessment & Planning Tool – evaluate the maturity level of your supplier diversity program and develop strategies for advancement with this intuitive software application.
  • Data Enrichment Services – identify diverse suppliers within your accounts payable system using this software.
  • Supplier Diversity Tracking – track payments issued to diverse suppliers identified during the data enrichment process with this software.
  • Tier 2 Reporting module – capture diverse supplier spending from prime suppliers through this software module.
  • Supplier Registration – collect comprehensive information on the capabilities of diverse suppliers and create digital profiles using this software.
  • Diverse Supplier Directory – utilize nationwide data directories to identify diverse suppliers.
  • Industry Benchmarking – access historical trends and industry-specific data for benchmarking purposes.
  • Economic Impact Reporting – measure the economic impact spending with diverse suppliers has on local communities in terms of jobs, wages, and taxes.


We are continuously developing solutions that support the holistic value creation of supplier diversity and we actively seek opportunities to add diverse suppliers to our contract portfolio.

Don’t forget to visit the Supplier Diversity page on our website for all the details on our program. You can also stay informed with the latest episode of our Cooperatively Speaking podcast covering essential Supplier Diversity topics. Listen Now!


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